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Jewish Peoples

Primary targets of the Holocaust

Tried to resist events, Hidden Black Market, Used false ID's, Attempt to escape from camps, Create art, poems, and stories, Would revolt in the Ghettos

Zionist movement for the creation of a Jewish homeland

Other "Undesirables"






Mentally Challanged



Hitler, Ideals, Used "Jews" as a scapegoat for Germany's problems, Wanted a powerful "Ayran" race, Rise to Power, 11/8/1923 Beer Hall Putsch, 4/1/1924 Hitler Imprisioned, Writes "Mein Kampf". Released by the end of the year., 1/30/1933 Hitler becomes Chancellor, 2/27/1933 Reichstag Fire blamed on Communists., 3/05/1933 Enabling Act, 6/30/1934 "Night of the long Knives" Removes political opposition., 08/02/1934 Hindenburg dies. Hitler announces he is Fuhrer.

Contempory hate, Modern day Nazi's (Neo-nazism), Skin heads, KKK, Stormfront, Ect.

Schutzstaffel "SS", Einsatzgruppen, Voluntary killing squad, "Mobile Killing Units", Killed 1,000,000 (Mostly face to face), First Nazi organization to take up mass killings, Led by Heinrich Himmler, Originated as elite bodyguards, Ran the concentration camps

Gestapo, Secret police

Other Figures

Jophesh Goebbels, Minister of propaganda for the Nazi party

Benito Mussolini, Prime Minister of Italy and close ally to Hitler.

Adolf Eichman, Lieutenant Colonel of the Gestapo.

Oskar Schindler, employed Jewish workers in his factory to prevent them from being sent to camps. Saved over 1000 "Schindlerjuden"

Josef Mengele, SS doctor at Auschwitz. Known for his horrid experiments.


The Holocaust took place mainly in Europe, under the sphere of Nazi influence


Began on January 30th 1933, the day Hitler became Chancellor of Germany , and ended on May 8th 1945, the end of the war in Europe.

Although the Holocaust lasted a little over a decade, Anti-antisemitism has been around for millennium.



Hatred or discrimination of Jewish Peoples

Anti-semitism dates back thousand of years.

The Marginalization of Germany after the Treaty of Vesallies

Hitler blames Germany's problems on Jewish Peoples

The creation of a pure "Ayran" race



Concentration Camps "Labor or Holding", Held "Undesirables", Used labor to fuel companies like "IGFaben", Notable labor camps include Zaslow and Paslow

Extermination Camps " Killing", Used "Xyclon B," a powerful pesticide to kill prisoners in gas chambers made to look like showers, Nazi's would burn the bodies in crematories. which ran at 1400 bodies/24 hours, Notable extermination camps include Auschwitz and Treblinka


"Holding areas" Before victims are sent to camps

Notable Ghettos include the Warsaw Ghetto and the Krakaw Ghetto.


Gas trucks

Trucks with feeds from the exhaust into the holding area, killing prisoners with CO gas

Race Laws

The 8 Steps of Genocide


Symbolization, Dehumanization, Organization, Polarization, Preperation, Extermination, Denial


The killing of 6 million people, mostly jews, by the Nazi Regime

Important Events

March 22, 1933 — the Nazi regime in Germany begins construction of concentration camps

April 1, 1933 — the Nazis decree a boycott of Jewish owned shoips and businesses

Sept. 15, 1935 — the Nuremburg Race Laws against the German Jews

Nov. 9-10, 1938 — Kristallnacht. Destruction of Jewish Synagogues and other community property by rampaging gangs

Sept. 1939 — Germany conquers Poland. The German S.S. immediately begins action against Polish Jews

Sept. 3, 1941 — first test use of Zyklon-B gas at Auschwitz

Jan. 20, 1942 — Wannsee Conference in Berln

May 7-9, 1945 — surrender of Germany

July 1933 — Evian Conference.